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Just Keep Swimming- Message for new TAPIFers

You might think “France? What’s so difficult about living in France? That would be a dream!” You’re not completely wrong. Living in France can be dreamy. Having just arrived, it probably is pretty dreamy right now. It’s probably not as … Continue reading

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TAPIF in review

My TAPIF experience was incredible and I would definitely recommend the program. If I’d had the possibility of renewing my contract for a second year, I probably would have, but alas, it’s no longer possible to do two consecutive years. This is really … Continue reading

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The Practical Things for TAPIF: Crazy Abreviations

Now that you’ve probably received your arrêté de nomination, you probably know a little about what type of school you’ll be at and maybe what type of classes you’ll assisting with. Lots of letters, huh? What do they mean?? Jetez … Continue reading

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My Talented Students

Lycée Ernest Heminway doesn’t have the best reputation in Nîmes, but I know that I am impressed by the abilities of my art and fashion students and that I have some of the most amazing students to work with. I went … Continue reading

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Getting involved in your community: Becoming [French]

One of the best ways to adapt to a new place and make friends (not to mention practicing your language skills!) is to get involved in your community. There are so many opportunities to engage in your community abroad, you … Continue reading

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